Baby boy Maverick with parents Valerie Kehl and Joshua Young at Lehigh Valley Health Cedar Crest.

Two local families welcomed little ones into the world early morning January 1st.

At 3:22am, a baby boy named Maverick was born at Lehigh Valley Health Cedar Crest to proud parents Valerie Kehl and Joshua Young of Lenhartsville. Maverick weighs 7 pounds, 6.9 ounces and is 20 inches long.

At 9:02am, baby girl Barlow (name not decided) was born at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center to proud parents Madelyn Price and Andrew Barlow of Reading. Baby Barlow weighs 7 pounds, 2 ounces and is 20½ inches long.

baby girl Barlow and mother Madelyn Price at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center.

Each Hospital noted that proper COVID-related protocols regarding patient rooms were followed in obtaining images.

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